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The weekly messenger


Published 1811
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Volumes of interest were published between 1812 and 1815 with articles about the War of 1812. Issue for Dec. 13, 1811 has a report of the battle with the Indians at Tippecanoe (Indiana). The Battle of Tippecanoe was fought on November 7, 1811, between United States forces led by Governor William Henry Harrison of the Indiana Territory and forces of Tecumseh's growing American Indian confederation led by his younger brother Tenskwatawa. Issue for June 26, 1812 includes a proclamation issued by President James Madison confirming the Congress declaration of war against Great Britain. Issue for July 16, 1813: includes a speech of a Mr. Fuller and a Mr. Blake to the President, mentioning some war events, a letter from Gen. Dearborn to U.S. Secretary of War mentioning the Battle of Beaverdams, letter from an officer of the Army with an account of the Battle of Stoney Creek and other events, report on latest news from Sackets Harbour and attempt of British to attack that place, report on capture of British ship Eagle, report of British attack on ships sailing to Sackets Harbour

Has occasional extraordinary editions. Some have title: Boston weekly messenger

Index included with each volume


Volume v. 2, no. 28
Publisher Boston : J. Cutler
Pages 6
Language English
Call number AP 2 W346
Digitizing sponsor Brock University - University of Toronto Libraries
Book contributor Brock University
Collection BrockUniversity; ontario_council_university_libraries; toronto
Notes No copyright page found. No table-of-contents pages found.

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